The most innovative textiles—in material, construction, performance, and aesthetics—available today.
Brussels-based artist Xavier Delory has completed the last in his series of fanciful visualizations: "Pilgrimage Along Modernity."
In 1935 both Le Corbusier and a young Jane Jacobs discovered New York City for the first time.
A recap of Metropolis editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy and Phil Bernstein of Autodesk's conversation on how technology is changing the boundaries between designing and making.
Florim’s porcelain is a material with high technical and aesthetic components. The porcelain is made by blending raw natural materials together, which, thanks also to the contemporary technologies of high-definition digital printing, can truthfully reproduce all kinds of surfaces and materials. The production process of the porcelain uses mechanical manufacturing techniques, and physical / chemical reactions – where Florim’s know-how is the essential piece of the complicated puzzle in producing the super high quality product.
The architect filed a suit against the respected publication last week. Can she win?
Click here and here for excerpts from the book (PDF files). Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism Edited by Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford Foreword by Thomas Fisher Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the…
Writings and Talks by Metropolis Magazine Editor Susan S. Szenasy
An excerpt from the photographic book, "Vertical Horizon," pays tribute to the city's unique and often claustrophobic skyline.
Don't miss Metropolis in discussion with Justin Titucci of Evans & Paul about new material and fabrication technologies.
A temporary exhibit celebrates the reissuing of several rare pieces by the architect-designer.
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Metropolis's next competition asks designers to take a bold leap with DuPont Corian.
A look at how the materials manufacturer plans to go carbon neutral and beyond.
An increasingly robust body of research, conducted by an emerging generation of architects and designers, points the way to new methods of building and making.
One architect's call to regulate sound abuse in restaurants and other commercial venues across the country
A brewing youth movement seeks to improve favelas.
An architect discusses how his firm is protecting buildings from future floods.
Busnelli, who founded B&B Italia, was a titan of contemporary Italian design.
With a design vision based on individuality, Poppin brings fun to the workplace.
As the price of energy efficient construction rises, some look for alternative approaches
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